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Bent Valves and Other Common Issues After a Timing Belt Snaps
Ignoring your timing belt can come with a high cost. Timing belts don’t often snap, but when they do, it can cause...
Bent Valves and Other Common Issues After a Timing Belt Snaps
Ignoring your timing belt can come with a high cost. Timing belts don’t often snap, but when they do, it can cause...
Bent Valves and Other Common Issues After a Timing Belt Snaps
Ignoring your timing belt can come with a high cost. Timing belts don’t often snap, but when they do, it can cause...
Bent Valves and Other Common Issues After a Timing Belt Snaps
Ignoring your timing belt can come with a high cost. Timing belts don’t often snap, but when they do, it can cause...
Understanding All the Drive Belts in Your Car
Your car’s engine has a number of mechanical parts attached to it that perform essential functions like delivering power (the alternator), cooling...
Understanding All the Drive Belts in Your Car
Your car’s engine has a number of mechanical parts attached to it that perform essential functions like delivering power (the alternator), cooling...
Understanding All the Drive Belts in Your Car
Your car’s engine has a number of mechanical parts attached to it that perform essential functions like delivering power (the alternator), cooling...
Understanding All the Drive Belts in Your Car
Your car’s engine has a number of mechanical parts attached to it that perform essential functions like delivering power (the alternator), cooling...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
What Is the Difference Between a Timing Belt and a Timing Chain?
What are timing belts and timing chains, and how do they differ from one another? Well, the simple answer is that one is...
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Is Loose
The most common sign of a loose drive belt is noise, and it can range from a barely audible squeak to an...
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Is Loose
The most common sign of a loose drive belt is noise, and it can range from a barely audible squeak to an...
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Is Loose
The most common sign of a loose drive belt is noise, and it can range from a barely audible squeak to an...
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Is Loose
The most common sign of a loose drive belt is noise, and it can range from a barely audible squeak to an...
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Needs Replacement
A car drive or serpentine belt keeps your engine running smoothly. Unusual noises from the engine and visible belt wear means it needs replacement.
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Needs Replacement
A car drive or serpentine belt keeps your engine running smoothly. Unusual noises from the engine and visible belt wear means it needs replacement.
Common Signs Your Drive Belt Needs Replacement
A car drive or serpentine belt keeps your engine running smoothly. Unusual noises from the engine and visible belt wear means it needs replacement.
What Do the Belts on the Front of an Engine Do?
Car serpentine belts power multiple parts like the power steering pump and air conditioning. A broken engine belt can cause damage to components.
What Do the Belts on the Front of an Engine Do?
Car serpentine belts power multiple parts like the power steering pump and air conditioning. A broken engine belt can cause damage to components.
How Does a Timing Belt Work?
The The timing belt is a belt made of rubber that keeps your camshaft and your crankshaft synchronized so that your valve timing is always right. Some vehicles have a timing chain instead of a belt, but it serves the...

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Water pump
The 5.7 L engine on the 2007 Toyota Tundra has a timing chain, and the 4.7 L engine has a timing belt. If you have the model with a 4.7 L engine, you will want to purchase a timing...
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Timing belt ripped and after weird loud sound
Good question. I don't think there was any damage done to your car. Belts break all the time, just put a new one on and it'll be fine. Your steering wheel became hard to turn because your power steering pump...
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Squealing noise?!
Hey there. You have a binding accessory on the engine like the A/C compressor or pulley, power steering pump, or an idler pulley. You should first test the computer to see if the power steering pressure switch is activating by...
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Squealing
It sounds like it could be your brakes; however, it could be a belt. I have seen issues where the belt won't make noise until you let off the gas. I will give you some steps to go through to...
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Squealing
Hello, thank you for writing in. If any of your belts are bad or about you break you want to be careful driving. Breaking down makes you an easy target for negligent drivers and is dangerous. The timing belt breaking...
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Squeak
Hello. I would first try to determine if the sound you are hearing is engine or suspension related. If the sound seems to come and go according to your engine speed, then the sound is likely engine-related. I would put...
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Radiator hose rubbing on pully or a belt
Hey there. If the accident caused the hose to move closer to the pulley, then you may not have much choice but to get the body shop to pull the frame back. If you can move the hose, then you...
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Radiator hose rubbing on pully or a belt
If the accident caused the hose to move closer to the pulley then you may not have much choice but to get the body shop to pull the frame back. If you can move the hose then you could use...
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No power when accelerating
Hello! I believe the problem is likely to do with the mass air flow sensor. When this sensor is at fault it will be sending a regular error inlet reading which will cause computer to incorrectly apply air fuel ratio....
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My car shut down while driving and won't start
If you lost power steering and then lost power to the engine you may have broken the alternator and power steering belt. Your charging system light should of come on before the battery went dead. You should first open the...
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How should pregnant women wear seat belts?
Wearing a seat belt is a practice that everyone in the vehicle should follow. It is even a law in most states. The seat belt should fit snugly across the lap and shoulder, even on pregnant women. Pregnant women should...
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How Does a Timing Chain Work?
A timing chain works very similar to the chain on a bicycle. The timing chain has links that engage with the teeth on the crankshaft sprocket and camshaft sprockets. The chain ensures that the crankshaft and camshafts are in constant...
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How do the seat belts work?
Seat belts, also called safety belts, are vital components for the safety of the driver and passengers alike. The purpose of the seat belts is simple. If the vehicle is in an accident, there are extreme forces involved trying to...
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How do I adjust the height of the shoulder belt?
The front driver and passenger seats have adjustable shoulder belts on the three-point seat belts. This allows the belts to be adjusted vertically. To adjust the shoulder belt, locate the belt guide, which will be on the inside of the...
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How do I adjust the height of the seat belts?
The seat belts in your truck are adjustable. For your comfort, you can move the height of the seat belt up and down. To adjust the height of the seat belts. Pull the center button. Slide the height adjuster...
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Engine skipping.
The skipping you are feeling is the engine misfiring. Your engine coils, plugs and plug boots may need replaced. The valve covers may also be leaking oil into the spark plug holes and the cause of the miss fire. I...
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Car stuck in Park.
There is a high failure rate on your vehicles shifter assembly. Inside the assembly, there is a bright pink plastic cylinder that pulls the shift interlock spring. The problem is that the tab that holds the spring is very thin...
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Car squealing
If the pulley moves back and forth, this would suggest that it is loose. Depending on which pulley it is, this may cause the belt to squeak if it moves back and forth due to the amount of force being...
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Car runs hot
On some of these engines, the idler, or tensioner pulley, tends to go bad and throws the belt. However, it could be that your belt just broke from age and wear, or another problem caused the belt to break or...
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Car making whining noise
You likely either have a belt tensioner pulley noise or a power steering noise (based upon experience). Either choices are common, but the car should be properly diagnosed before replacing parts and wasting money. A qualified technician, such as one...

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